Legend of the lost legend: Anthony Milford is the Queensland great who never was

The old adage says that leaders are born, not made. But in rugby league, if somebody sticks around the same team for long enough they, by default, become something of an elder statesman, even if they don’t really seem suited to it.  That’s how Cameron Munster and Anthony Milford, who are just 27, have ended … Read more

US Supreme Court expands rights to carry firearms in public as Senate gun safety bill advances

A bipartisan package of advanced in the United States Senate on Thursday, even as the Supreme Court broadly expanded gun rights by ruling Americans have a constitutional right to carry handguns in public for self-defence. The landmark court ruling and Senate action on gun safety illustrate the deep divides over firearms in the United States, … Read more

Australia urged to confront Rwanda over human rights record amid ‘forced disappearances’

Australian human rights advocates have called for greater scrutiny of Rwanda’s human rights record as the nation hosts world leaders at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Kigali this week. Noël Zihabamwe is among those making the call and has become a prominent human rights advocate and leader among the Australian-Rwandan community after … Read more

TGA fines COVID-19 rapid antigen test supplier over $100,000

The Therapeutic Goods Administration said it has issued eight infringement notices to Hough Pharma Pty Ltd. The TGA said the fines were issued for “allegedly failing to provide information” to the government agency to “demonstrate the safety and performance of three COVID-19 rapid antigen tests”. A supplier of COVID-19 rapid antigen tests has been hit … Read more

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to visit France in a bid to ‘reset’ relations

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has confirmed he will visit French President Emmanuel Macron next week, as Australia looks to . He said there had already been constructive discussions over the French submarine deal that was scrapped by the former Morrison government. “That was due to cost the Australian government, according to the former government’s figures … Read more